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Contrary to Mark's post, you will likely not need an adapter coming from the Netherlands. Thailand uses both the round pin plugs common in Europe as well as the flat pin plugs common in the USA & Canada. The wall outlets here accommodate both style plugs, using sockets similar to the one shown in pnuts comment link - ...


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Wikipedia has an article on all plugs used in all countries, with a table for comparison. Or for a picture version (albeit comparing them to Australian plugs, but at least it shows you) - this will show you what they look like. Basically, international outlet/plug types A and C, and they run at 220V/50Hz. Coming from the Netherlands, you will need an ...


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As you are bringing a cycle and panniers, etc, you may find flying to be the cheapest and most convenient. Because Thailand is a popular destination for European tourists there are usually fare deals being offered. But there is no etched in stone cheapest routing, the fares vary from day to day and so you need to sit down and do some searching on the ...


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In Thailand: Driving - License Requirements article at Trip Advisor we can read: According to the UN Traffic Act of 1949 and the Thai Traffic Act of 1979, an IDP is not required if you are a tourist/visitor in Thailand as long as your license is in English, has a photo, and your country is a contracting state of the 1949 treaty, which most are. ...


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By law in Thailand you are required to have a drivers license to operate a scooter of any size and by law you are required to have an IDP if your home country license is not fully in English. It doesn't matter where you rent or drive the scooter, the laws are nationwide. If your home country license specifies certain size motorcycles that you are allowed ...


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There is plenty to see and do without a car in Chiang Mai, plus parking can be an problem especially if you are staying in the central parts of town. If you are simply spending a couple of days exploring town and the immediate surroundings, I would not advise renting a car. If you have a more time and want to head out for a few days to explore more of ...


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There are two ways for Saudis to travel legally to Thailand: First Way Get a paper from "Chamber of Commerce" indicating that you have business in Thailand. keep it with you until the renewal, and it's easy to get. Conditions: You should have Establishment(Commercial Register), now you can have Establishment without Location, or you can use your ...


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Very few tourists have been killed or injured during the many years of southern insurgency. The violent acts target security forces (police, soldiers, village volunteers), government officials and school teachers. The tourists that have been injured or killed were all visiting the eastern side of the isthmus. As jpatokal mentioned your route travels up ...


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TL;DR: All routes you're likely to use are tolerably safe. Broadly speaking, the insurgency affects only the eastern bits of southern Thailand: Yala, Pattani and Narathiwat. However, all 'standard' backpacker routes from Langkawi to Thailand, including the main train line via Padang Besar, go through the western side, not through any of those provinces. ...



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